The humble yet successful playback singer began his time with music as a contestant in Fame Gurukul back in 2005. Even though he lost in the finals, he went on to participate and win 10 Ke 10 Le Gaye Dil where the winners of Indian Idol and Fame Gurukul competed. Though he didn’t shoot up to fame immediately after his win, he did spend some time as an assistant music programmer with big names like Shakar-Ehsaan-Loy, Mithoon and Vishal-Shekhar. He worked with Shakar-Ehsaan-Loy as a playback singer for All for one (High School Musical 2).
After spending some time with music directors, he made his Bollywood debut in 2011 with Mithoon’s Phir Mohabbat (Murder 2). He even dubbed for Pritam Chakraborty in films like Agent Vinod, Players, Cocktail and Barfi. But his big break came with the song Tum Hi Ho (Aashiqui 2). His performance was appreciated widely and he won Filmfare and IIFA award for the best playback singer in 2013 and 2014.
Trained in classical music, his voice gives a unique touch to every song he sings. His smooth style seems effortless to anyone who lends an ear. His warm voice has been appreciated by all the music directors he’s worked with. The rough vocal textures allow him to match any actor’s voice when he’s singing for a movie. Evident from his live performances where he has managed to sing Bollywood classics effortlessly, one can infer that Arijit Singh can shine in any kind of genre.
Though his large fan base terms him a celebrity, he avoids any kind of media attention and depends on his voice and performances to maintain fame/success. With his love for singing being shown in his performances that touch the perfect note of romance, this budding artist can managed to make a name for himself.